Airbus A380 News

Etihad takes delivery of final Airbus A380

Etihad takes delivery of final Airbus A380

yesterday Airline News

Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its tenth and final Airbus A380. Employees from Etihad Airways and Airbus gathered at the European plane-maker’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant in Germany, where the aircraft was officially handed over to the UAE national airline before commencing its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi.

Emirates goes all-A380 on Melbourne route

Emirates goes all-A380 on Melbourne route

3 May 2017 Airline News

Emirates will provide an all-A380 service from Melbourne when it upgrades its third daily flight from the Australian city, EK408 and EK409, from a Boeing 777-300ER to an A380 operation. The move will add 945 seats per week to the Australian city from March 2018, representing a ten per cent increase in capacity.

Etihad goes double daily on A380 Sydney route

Etihad goes double daily on A380 Sydney route

27 April 2017 Airline News

Etihad Airways has announced all 14 weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi-Sydney route will be operated with its flagship A380 aircraft, effective October 29th. The current daily A380 Sydney flights will be joined by a second daily superjumbo service, upgraded from a 328-seat Boeing 777-300ER.

Emirates launches shortest A380 route, to Doha

Emirates launches shortest A380 route, to Doha

7 December 2016 Airline News

Emirates has launched the world’s shortest scheduled A380 service, flying a distance of 379 kilometres with a total travel time of one hour and 20 minutes from Dubai to Doha, and one hour ten minutes on the return journey. Outbound flight EK 841 departs Dubai at 07:45, arriving in Doha at 08:05. The return flight, EK 842, departs Doha at 09:50, arriving in Dubai at 12:00.

Emirates launches newly configured Airbus A380

Emirates launches newly configured Airbus A380

19 November 2016 Airline News

Emirates has begun taking delivery of its new generation Airbus A380 and Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The first of the new generation A380s was delivered this month as Emirates’ 85th A380. The first of its new generation Boeing 777-300ER aircraft is expected to be delivered later this month and will feature upgraded Business Class seats amongst other features.

Emirates moves to all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 fleet

Emirates moves to all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 fleet

11 November 2016 Airline News

In line with its vision to offer a superior passenger experience and improve environmental performance through a modern and state of the art wide-body aircraft fleet, Emirates has retired the last Airbus A330 and A340 aircraft in its fleet from active service. This makes Emirates the first and only airline in the world to operate a fleet of all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft for its passenger flights.